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  1. GUI for Queryable Snapshots

    It would be good to have a GUI created for the queryable snapshot interface so less experienced users, that may not have any mongod experience, can successfully restore a collection/document without additional training.

    Ideally, the feature allows for the creation of some subset of documents using a query building tool (even collection level would be acceptable) that can then be pushed to a target environment automatically or pushed to a mongodump file that can be used as a restore tool later. Their primary concern is just to ensure that individuals without direct mongod experience or server access can generate a…

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  2. MMS Alert for Balancer Down status

    please provide an option in Ops Manager to monitor the balancer status and add to alerts?
    So, we will know if balancer is not running.

    Note:
    Normally the balancer would be disabled during backups and during a scheduled Balancing Window downtime.
    I believe that the Balancer has a duty cycle of either 10 secs when nothing recently to balance, or 1 sec when there's a bunch of balancing to do.
    Any alert would need to account for these:
    the changelog shows chunk moves commanded
    the actionlog shows balancer state change history
    the settings collection has the balancer state

    10 votes

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  4. Add Backup configuration to MongoDB Custom Resource

    Allow configuration of backup settings in MongoDB Custom resource.
    This includes management of backed up resources when updating, moving or deleting clusters

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    planned  ·  Andrey responded

    We are going to address this later in July-August.
    When Backup configuration is straight forward, workflow around deleting or modifying it is a bit more complicated. We Would like to get it right.

  5. MongoDB Agent (Automation Module): don't attempt to auth with `net.tls.clusterFile` / `net.tls.certificateKeyFile` and use Agent X.509 cert

    Problem Statement,
    What is the problem? MongoDB Agent (Automation Module) attempts to auth with net.tls.clusterFile / net.tls.certificateKeyFile X.509 certificate first, pretending it is a Replica Set member.

    Why is this a problem? MongoDB Server process logs are flooded by unnecessary noise from such MongoDB Agent (Automation Module) auth attempts pretending it is Replica Set member. MongoDB Server will always log Replica Set member auth certificate usage outside of internal MongoDB Server client (https://github.com/mongodb/mongo/blob/6212e50e73dd032b448a514fe6893c6490a28a9f/src/mongo/db/commands/authentication_commands.cpp#L294-L300),

    Example,
    {"t":{"$date":"2021-05-10T11:08:03.110+0000"},"s":"W", "c":"ACCESS", "id":20430, "ctx":"conn116","msg":"Client isn't a mongod or mongos, but is connecting with a certificate with cluster membership"}

    Proposal,
    * Don't attempt to auth…

    9 votes

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  6. Configure Ops Manager LDAP Auth via an API call

    Currently, there is no way to enable LDAP Auth for the Ops Manager Users via an API call.

    This essentially means that one would not be able to use LDAP and ci/cd simultaneously with Ops Manager.

    Mongodb enterprise support has confirmed that in the event of disaster recovery or a deployment of a new cluster, manual steps must be done to enable LDAP during a ci/cd deployment.

    It should not be expected to sign in and manually do anything in a web gui in an enterprise solution. It is simply not scalable.

    9 votes

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  7. Do not download EOL releases

    Currently our Ops Mgrs keep re-downloading EOL releases of mongodb, e.g. mongodb-linux-x8664-2.6.12, mongodb-linux-x8664-3.0.15, etc. Ops Manager should automatically exclude EOL releases - they are taking up unnecessary disk space.

    9 votes

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  8. Configure MongoDB Automation Agent collecting stats on some collection to not trigger alerts

    We just had a support case about some alerts being raised on our cluster because the MongoDB Automation Agent collecting stats on some collection doing queries without index triggers "Scanned Objects / Returned" ratio has went over 1000.

    It would be really nice to at least not raise alerts when it's the mongodb automation agent that triggered it. Were monitoring our alerts a lot and these are false positive we can't do anything about it seems other than create all the indexes it needs, which might change over time. We have no guarantee of which index it needs.

    Another alternative…

    9 votes

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  9. Send `Monitoring is down` and `Backup is down` alerts for each MongoDB Agent (Monitoring/Backup Module) and include hostname information in

    What is the problem that needs to be solved? Monitoring is down and Backup is down alerts needs to be sent for each individual MongoDB Agent (Monitoring/Backup Module) which become down, Monitoring is down and Backup is down alerts should include hostname information in them.

    Why is it a problem? (the pain) Customer can't easily identify which MongoDB Agent (Monitoring/Backup Module) become down without hostname information available in the alert (in multi-project environment this becomes operational pain for the customer).

    9 votes

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  10. Define current limits of Kubernetes Operator

    1.) What is the limiting factor of the Operator? Is it number of Pods, number of Custom Resources (e.g. MongoDB, MongoDBUser) or something else?

    2.) What does the number of "Clusters" refer to? Does it differ for Standalone, ReplicaSet and ShardedCluster?

    3.) How many instances of the "Clusters" in 2.) are supported per MongoDB Operator?

    Is there any way to add this sort of data to our documentation?

    Thanks

    9 votes

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  11. Introduce Helm Chart for MongoDB, MongoDBUser and secrets

    Provide a helm chart that deploys MongoDB, MongoDBUser, secrets and all other resources needed.

    The goal is to simplify the deployment of a MongoDB instance and everything that comes with it down to a helm one-liner.

    9 votes

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  12. Provide mechanism for internal password rotation of the automation user

    Ops Manager automation currently uses an mms-automation user for node management, but the password for that user is set once and stays forever unless it is updated via the Ops Manager API.

    This feature would provide a mechanism that allows this password to be re-generated via the UI or an API call and have it automatically updated on the managed mongod instances as well.

    9 votes

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  13. Support Arbiters with MongoDB Kubernetes Operator

    Support arbiters with MongoDB Kubernetes Operator so that Replicasets should be deployed in PSA configuration.

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  14. Improve the "host is down" alert by eliminating false positive alerts

    Currently, whenever an index build is kicked off on a replica set, it tends to trigger a "host is down" alert. Although this is benign and a false positive alert the on-call DBA has to wake up in the middle of a night when this alert pages us to make sure the host is NOT DOWN. When the monitoring agent tries to ping a node (where index build is running) and fails to communicate with it, it tends to think that the host is down and triggers this alert, although the host is up and running. When an index build…

    8 votes

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  15. SAML support in Ops Manager API

    SAML is available as an authentication mechanism and we're currently using it with keycloack (centralized identity provider).

    It works well with Ops Manager but there seems to be no support whatsoever in Ops Manager 4.4 API to programmatically add / update / delete SAML groups on Organizations or Projects.

    The official API documentation doesn't even recognize that SAML is available.

    Mongo support has confirmed that and it's a target feature in their internal backlog.
    This idea will hopefully speed up things.

    8 votes

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  16. Encrypt Password LDAP Query User

    The LDAP Query user's password appears in plain text in mongod.config file. The ability to mask its password in automation config file using credentialstool would mitigate a security risk.

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  17. Add Timezone support to Ops Manager Application logs

    All of our hosts are in the same TZ. We would like to be able to set the Ops Manager related logs timestamps to our local TZ.

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  18. arm64 support for Cloud Manager Agent

    We would like to install Cloud Manager Agent on arm64 based linux machines.

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  19. Deploy Changes without restarting mongod/mongos instance immediately.

    Whenever we want to make changes, eg. set a new parameter or add new parameter in configuration (advance configuration options), after we save changes, review and deploy, automation immediately starts applying that change and does a rolling restart.
    We need flexibility in restart, means one should have an option to perform immediate rolling restart or defer it to later time. We may apply multiple changes at different times and set one preferred window to restart instance instead of doing multiple restarts.

    7 votes

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  20. Ops Manager API call for Host Mappings

    This feature request is for a new Group/Project API call for the management of the host mappings created in Ops Manager from monitoring information. Whether it be an endpoint for "Reset Duplicates" or full featured create/delete of individual host mappings, both will alleviate issues where overlapping mappings affect monitoring in Ops Manager.

    Note: The issue of overlapping mappings may occur when a mongod process has moved/changed IP addresses multiple times. With enough cycling (as seen in Kubernetes clusters with frequent pod restarts), eventually a previously mapped IP address may now be associated with a different mongod process.

    7 votes

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